SECTION 298 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Uttering words, etc., with deliberate intent to wound religious feelings


Description

Whoever, with the deliberate intention of wounding the religious feelings of any person, utters any word or makes any sound in the hearing of that person or makes any gesture in the sight of that person or places any object in the sight of that person, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine, or with both.

Offence : Uttering any word or making any sound in the hearing or making any gesture, or placing any object in the sight of any person, with intention to wound his religious feelings


Punishment : 1 Year or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable


Bail : Non-Bailable


Triable : Any Magistrate






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